Late Night FDL: Rounding Errors

By: Thursday April 5, 2012 8:00 pm

Back during the Wisconsin protests, Governor Scott Walker lamented the extensive damage protesters caused to the state capitol and grounds, and in a transparent bid for manufactured outrage, “estimated” the damage at a whopping $7.5 million. The figure was widely reported, but outside of Fox News, was just as widely disbelieved, and for good reason. The actual cost? About $200,000.

 

Late Night: You’ll Never Eat Dinner in This Town Again

By: Friday February 25, 2011 8:00 pm

Sometimes, it’s good to leave detached, cerebral meta-analyses of politics aside and just get a taste of public opinion being expressed the old-fashioned way.

ABC This Week’s Elites to Wisconsin Workers: “We Won, So Screw You All”

By: Sunday February 20, 2011 12:15 pm

ABC’s This Week didn’t even make a pretense of being fair and balanced, let alone honest, in covering the historic labor protests in Wisconsin. The elite don’t want you to know that asking the working class to pay for the elite’s excesses is profoundly wrong.

Early Morning Swim: Ed Schultz Interviews John Nichols in Wisconsin

By: Friday February 18, 2011 4:45 am

Good for the President. “President Obama thrust himself and his political operation this week into Wisconsin’s broiling budget battle, mobilizing opposition Thursday to a Republican bill that would curb public-worker benefits while planning similar action in other state capitals.”

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